When Are Museums in Munich Re-Opening? A Timeline & Guide

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In case you haven’t heard, as ofMay 11, museums and cultural institutions in Munich are once again allowed to welcome visitors and guests.

Of course, this doesn’t mean that all museums will instantly re-open on May 11, nor will the experience be the same as you might be used to.

So, to help you plan your next museum visit, here is a summary of all the known museum re-opening dates in Munich, along the rules and restrictions that will be implemented.

Munich Museum Rules & Restrictions

While museums in Munich are re-opening, it won’t be business as usual. Be mindful of the following rules/restrictions when visiting museums and cultural institutions:

  • All staff and visitors must cover their nose/mouth (i.e. with a mask)
  • A minimum distance of 1.5 meters must be observed unless with members of the same household
  • There is a planned limit on the total number of visitors (maximum 1 person per 20 square meters
  • Cloakrooms are closed however locker systems are accessible

Munich Museum Re-Opening Timeline

Here is a summary of which Munich museums will re-open on which dates.

For more information on the exhibitions that are running at each museum, refer to the official guide via Muenchen.de here.

From May 11, onwards, the following museums will re-open:

  • Deutsches Museum (all three locations)
  • Haus der Kunst

From May 12 onwards, the following museums will re-open:

  • Lenbachhaus and Kunstbau
  • The Munich Jewish Museum
  • Museum Villa Stuck
  • Munich City Museum
  • NS-Dokumentationszentrum
  • Valentin Karlstadt Musรคum
  • Pasinger Fabrik
  • Alte Pinakothe
  • Brandhorst Museum
  • Sammlung Schack
  • Staatliche Antikensammlungen

From May 19 onwards, the following museums will re-open:

  • Pinakothek der Moderne

The reopening dates of the following museums are not yet known:

  • Rathausgalerie
  • lothringer 13
  • Kunstarkaden
  • Maximiliansforum
  • Artothek

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